or curling irons
- a rod, usually of metal, used when heated for curling the hair, which is twined around it.
Origin of curling iron
First recorded in 1625–35
Also called curling tongs.
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Examples from the Web for curling iron
A baseboard or wall outlet is convenient for connecting a heater, curling-iron, and other electrically heated devices.Artificial Light
There was something indescribably touching in that curling-iron and those two mugs.Your United States
I desired a curling-iron; so I borrowed a big silver dollar of a friend, and hastened away to the largest dry-goods shop.Alaska
"Any woman who has a conscience like that ought to cauterize it—with a curling-iron—and get rid of it," he observed dryly.Amazing Grace
Kate Trimble Sharber
She had made a hasty attempt with a curling-iron, and burned her finger and much hair.Flappers and Philosophers
F. Scott Fitzgerald